Born on January 16, 1979.
Died at the age of 22 on August 25, 2001.
Cause of Death: Plane crash.

She has been dead for over 20 years.
If she was still alive today, she would be 43 years of age.

Who else died in 2001?
Famous people who died in accidents.

Which generation did Aaliyah belong to?

Aaliyah was a part of the Generation X demographic cohort.

"So she wasn't a Millennial?!"

Aaliyah did not belong to the Millennial generation. The Millennial generation started in 1980, which was one year after she was born (1979).
This means that she was actually a member of Gen-X. Or the "MTV generation", as it is sometimes called.

What was her real name?

Her real name was Aaliyah Haughton.

What was she known for?

She was an R&B singer who released popular songs such as "Try Again" and "Back & Forth". She also starred in the film Romeo Must Die (2000).

What was she also known as?

Her nickname / alias was: "Baby Girl"

Which star sign was Aaliyah?

Aaliyah had the star sign Capricorn.

Life Path Number.

Her Life Path Number was 7.

How tall was she?

Aaliyah was around 5 ft 7 inches tall. In centimetres, her height was 171 cm.

Statistically speaking, this means that she was slightly taller than the average American female. However, she was not tall by conventional standards.

How old would Aaliyah be if she was still live?

If she was still alive today, she would be 43 years old.

What day of the week was she born on?

She was born on a Tuesday.

What day of the week did she die on?

She died on a Saturday.

How long ago did Aaliyah die?

She died in August, 2001, which was over 20 years ago. Two decades have passed since her death.

To put that into perspective.

  • A child that was born on the same day that she died would be in college by now.
  • Since Aaliyah's death in 2001, roughly five FIFA World Cups have taken place. Furthermore, around six US presidential elections have been held.
  • This person was not alive to witness the attacks on September 11. When she died, the WTC towers were still standing.
  • Since her death, the United States has had three new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had four new Prime Ministers since she passed away.
  • Because she died in 2001, it means that she probably never heard of famous names such as Kanye West, 50 Cent, Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, LeBron James and Mark Zuckerberg.
  • She did not live long enough to see the film The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers.

Other people who were born around January 16, 1979.

Celebrities and other notable figures who were born around the same time as Aaliyah.

Estella Warren

Born on December 23rd, 1978
Star Sign: Capricorn

John Legend

Born on December 28th, 1978
Star Sign: Capricorn

Drew Brees

NFL player.
Born on January 15th, 1979
Star Sign: Capricorn

Leo Varadkar

Irish politician.
Born on January 18th, 1979
Star Sign: Capricorn

Brian O'Driscoll

Rugby player.
Born on January 21st, 1979
Star Sign: Aquarius

Anders Behring Breivik

Norwegian terrorist.
Born on February 13th, 1979
Star Sign: Aquarius

Other people who died around August 25, 2001.

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as Aaliyah.

Timothy McVeigh

American terrorist. Deceased
Died on June 11th, 2001
Died at the age of 33
Star Sign: Taurus

Thuy Trang

Actress. Deceased
Died on September 3rd, 2001
Died at the age of 27
Star Sign: Sagittarius

George Harrison

Musician. Deceased
Died on November 29th, 2001
Died at the age of 58
Star Sign: Pisces

People who are the same height as Aaliyah.

Celebrities and other notable figures who are exactly the same height as her.

Bernie Madoff

American fraudster. Deceased
Born on April 29th, 1938
Height: 1.71m / 5 ft 7 inches

People who are taller than her.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than her.

Adam Sandler

Born on September 9th, 1966
Height: 1.77m / 5 ft 10 inches

Woody Harrelson

Born on July 23rd, 1961
Height: 1.77m / 5 ft 10 inches

Heather Graham

Born on January 29th, 1970
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches


Soccer player.
Born on February 5th, 1992
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

Tinie Tempah

Born on November 7th, 1988
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

Adam DeVine

Born on November 7th, 1983
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

People who are shorter than her.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than her.

Janis Joplin

Singer. Deceased
Born on January 19th, 1943
Height: 1.65m / 5 ft 5 inches

Gia Allemand

Model and Reality TV star. Deceased
Born on December 20th, 1983
Height: 1.65m / 5 ft 5 inches

Kate Hudson

American actress.
Born on April 19th, 1979
Height: 1.68m / 5 ft 6 inches

Zach Galifianakis

Born on October 1st, 1969
Height: 1.70m / 5 ft 7 inches

Ringo Starr

Born on July 7th, 1940
Height: 1.65m / 5 ft 5 inches

Cilla Black

Singer / Media personality. Deceased
Born on May 27th, 1943
Height: 1.69m / 5 ft 7 inches

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